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Born This Day: Dec. 25

1821: Clara Barton, nurse and founder of the American Red Cross (Oxford, MA; died 1912)
1876: Muhammad Ali Jinnah, founding father of Pakistan and its first governor-general (Karachi, Pakistan; died 1948)
1887: Conrad N. Hilton, founder and chairman of Hilton Hotels Corp. (San Antonio, NM; died 1979)
1892: Dame Rebecca West, author/critic/journalist (London, England; died 1983)
1899: Humphrey Bogart, actor (New York, NY; died 1957)
1906: Clark Clifford, lawyer, government official and presidential adviser (Fort Scott, Kansas; died 1998)
1907: Cab Calloway, singer/bandleader (Rochester, NY; died 1994)
1908: Quentin Crisp, author (Sutton, England; died 1999)
1918: Anwar al-Sadat, Egyptian president (Egypt; assassinated 1981)
1924: Rod Serling, creator of the "Twilight Zone" TV series (Syracuse, NY; died 1975)
1940: Phil Spector, music producer (Bronx, NY)
1946: Jimmy Buffett, singer/songwriter (Pascagoula, MS); Larry Csonka, football player (Stow, OH)
1947: Barbara Mandrell, singer (Houston, TX)
1949: Sissy Spacek, actress (Quitman, TX)
1954: Annie Lennox, singer (Aberdeen, Scotland)
1958: Rickey Henderson, baseball player (Chicago, IL)
1960: Amy Grant, singer (Augusta, GA)
1962: Norm McDonald, actor/comedian (Quebec City, Quebec, Canada)


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